Minarca Release v3.3.0 – Improved Administration Area
by Patrik Dufresne on 2019-11-06
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- Minarca Release v3.3.0 – Improved Administration Area
We continue to deliver Minarca according to our goal with regular
monthly releases! And this month’s release is a major one.
This new release includes major improvements to the administration area
to provide the required tools for the administrator to manage the users’
It is now possible for the administrators to browse and restore other
To provide better visibility to the administrators we have also included
a new view to quickly display the servers’ logs.
Since Minarca can be installed in various environments, we have
introduced a new view in the administration area to quickly display all
technical information available.
We have re-organized our projects into a single repository, including
server and client, to rapidly deliver more features.
- Server: Upgrade to rdiffweb v1.1.0
- Change repository URL to username/repo-name - in preparation to
add ACL in a future release.
- Add repository view to allow administrators to browse, restore
and edit other user repositories.
- Add system information (version, configuration, operating system
info, etc.) to the admin area.
- Add server logs to admin area (rdiff-backup.log &
- Improve the users’ view layout.
- Check local database credentials before LDAP credentials.
- Reduce footprint of confirmation dialog box.
- Reduce code smells
reported by Sonarqube.
- Improve main menu structure.
- Change default login page headline.
- Support Jinja2 version >= 2.10 (add integration test for 2.6
- Update documentation.
- Server: Add
tail packages as a dependency.
- Server: Replace headline on the login page, adding link to website,
documentation and community.
- Client: Recreate scheduled task on startup if it was removed by the
- Client: Upgrade apache client version to v4.3.6 mitigate security risk
reported by Github vulnerability scan.
- Client: Fix default Minarca launcher to call
- Client & Server: Allow backup over non-default SSH port (22).
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